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US Charges Two Hackers Linked to Chinese Intelligence

The move comes as Canada is weighing whether to allow China's flagship tech company, Huawei Technologies, to supply gear for next-generation 5G mobile networks....


Ex-President Obama plays the Santa to sick children

Stopping by Children's National, the hospital Michelle Obama visited annually during her time as First Lady, Obama went door to door chatting to patients, the...


"For Afghan Peace, Pak Will Do Everything Within Its Power": Imran Khan

The meetings in Abu Dhabi are part of United States' efforts to promote an intra-Afghan dialogue towards ending the conflict in Afghanistan . On Monday, ...


Trump wishes Flynn 'good luck' before sentencing

I'm not hiding my disgust, my disdain for this criminal offense. Flynn had been expected to be sentenced Tuesday in federal court for lying to the FBI abo...


United States to Make Asylum Seekers Wait in Mexico

Nielsen is scheduled to testify before the House Judiciary Committee later Thursday. "But by the time the courts have issued their orders, most of these illeg...


Acting US attorney-general Matthew Whitaker to ignore Russian Federation probe recusal advice

In it, Barr argued that, based on his understanding of the facts, Trump had been acting well within his authority as president when he allegedly suggested to...


House Speaker says President Trump will not sign senate stopgap spending bill

He did not specify, however, whether that meant funding for the wall. Third-ranking House Republican Steve Scalise said the House will add US$5 billion (S$6.8...


Trump Announces Defense Secretary Mattis' Retirement

President Trump said Thursday evening that Defense Secretary James Mattis will be retiring in February, in a shock announcement adding to the list of the pres...


Trump won't sign bill to avert partial shutdown

He also put them on notice about their agenda for the new year, saying he "will not sign any of their legislation, including infrastructure, unless it has ideal...


Award winning German reporter sacked over 'invented' reports

In November, the Houston Chronicle retracted eight stories after an investigation determined a former reporter invented sources and quotes. In addition, R...


United States to review North Korea travel ban, top diplomat says

Dr Mahathir tweeted after the meeting: "We discussed on strengthening six decades of Malaysia & South Korea diplomatic ties by (the) year 2020 and the expansion...


Foreign ministers of Russia, Iran and turkey join Syria talks in Geneva

High-level representatives of Russia , Turkey and Iran meet with the UN Special Envoy for Syria on the situation in Syria . De Mistura, an Italian-Swe...


Ministers Accuse Remainer Chancellor of Slowing Down No Deal Brexit Preparations

Parliament is at an impasse over Brexit , with factions pressing for different options for future ties, leaving without a deal or remaining in the EU. Our dedi...


US approves possible sale of Patriot missiles to Turkey

Such a deal would also include radar sets, engagement control stations and launching stations, according to the Defense Security Cooperation Agency. The Russi...


South Africa issues arrest warrant for Grace Mugabe

But that immunity was overturned and police have confirmed a warrant has been issued for Mrs Mugabe's arrest. South African police said the warrant for the ...


United Nations climate change summit agrees details to implement the Paris deal

The Paris deal calls for countries to make voluntary cuts to their emissions . "You can feel proud,". After a marathon session a global agreement on curbing ...


Facebook sued over Cambridge Analytica data leak

The Washington Post reports that this is "the first major effort" by U.S. regulators to punish Facebook over its involvement with the British political consul...


Facebook faces civil rights backlash after US Senate report confirms voter suppression

In a statement , NAACP President Derrick Johnson proclaimed, "Facebook's engagement with partisan firms, its targeting of political opponents, the spread of ...


Donald Trump stuns world with his latest military decision about Syria

Pentagon officials in recent months have stressed that the terrorist organization - which once controlled huge swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria, and had v...


Amber Rudd Says Second Brexit Referendum Is 'Plausible' If Stalemate Continues

Previously, departments had been given some freedom to decide when and what they spent. "I want the Prime Minister's deal accepted by the UK Parliament then...


A third Canadian citizen has been detained in China

Part of this combustible mix is the arrest in Vancouver of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou at the request of the United States, which wants her extradited for all...


White Christmas for Waterloo Region unlikely: Environment Canada

December 25 looks set to be a drier and brighter day, with some outbreaks of rain across the country. The mercury will edge into double figures in some locati...


Russias new military barracks angers Japan

But the MTDP provided more details, particularly that Japan plans to acquire 45 F-35s, including 18 "B" models over the next five years, with the remainder of J...


Jeremy Corbyn: I did not use the words 'stupid woman'

A spokesman for Mr Corbyn said: "He did not call her a stupid woman and so I don't think there's any basis for an apology". She knows that perfectly well, whi...


Mueller continues to be interested in interviewing Trump

Flynn knew better than to lie to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and does not deserve sentencing leniency, USA prosecutors said on Friday. "Last week's Co...


Michelle Obama on Leaving the White House: 'Bye, Felicia'

For the most part, she's been diplomatic when asked about the Trumps on television. One of the biggest gasps from a group came when Fallon tried to step on an...


Senate to vote on funding bill, easing shutdown threat

President Donald Trump's push for criminal justice reform made it past its biggest hurdle Tuesday night after the Senate gave it a seal of approval with an ov...


White House orders Pentagon to pull troops from Syria immediately

US President Donald announced in a Twitter statement that the Daesh* terrorist group has been defeated in Syria, adding that this was the only reason for th...


Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks

The rule encourages people who now possess bump stocks to destroy the devices themselves, but also says they'll have the option to turn them over to the neare...


Trump describes his former longtime personal lawyer as a ‘rat’

There are reports that the special counsel still wants a sit-down interview with the president. Separately, prosecutors announced Wednesday that they filled...


U.S. 'bans Yemen mum from visiting dying toddler in California'

The Department of State granted Mrs Swileh permission to enter the USA on Tuesday morning, according to the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a nonp...


Trump signs order for US Space Command overseeing US military space operations

Pentagon officials said they expected such recommendations to be made within "the next several weeks", but they declined to provide names of flag officers under...


White House backs down on US government shutdown threat

Frustrated that neither Mexico nor Congress will pay for his border wall , President Donald Trump has directed his Cabinet to scrounge through the executiv...


Chicago police officers fatally struck by train

While they were investigating, they were struck by the train, officials said. (Armando L. Sanchez/ Chicago Tribune via AP) Passengers sit on a train while poli...


Trump Will Dissolve Foundation In Partial Settlement With NY Attorney General

The foundation will give away its assets to other nonprofit organizations throughout the next 30 days. Trump pledged to dissolve the three-decade-old founda...